Category Archives: digital literacies

the digital immigrants debate continues

Marc Prensky’s 2001 paper ‘Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants’ and Don Tapscott’s books ‘Growing up digital’ (1997) and ‘Grown up digital (2008) are generally seen as the two works that began this debate about the generational digital divide. The argument continues but … Continue reading

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the wasteland app

T.S. Eliot‘s most challenging poem has topped the Apple App Store’s Top Grossing App list. faber launched this iconic poem into the world of apps earlier this year and it immediately topped apple’s listings (for some reason i find this … Continue reading

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remix culture: content and context

Some wonderful passages from my latest find A new culture of learning: an interview with John Seely Brown and Douglas Thomas authors of the new book A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change … Continue reading

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enough of ‘transliteracy’ for a while…

i’m saturated with digital literacy links. i’ve gathered a few together here and will rest up on this topic for a while! many thanks to bobby newman (the librarianbyday) tweeter for most of these. see her post on defining transliteracy for … Continue reading

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transliteracy and incommensurability

a wonderful piece on the ‘libraries and transliteracy’ website transliteracy and incommensurability (lane wilkinson) commenting on a few of the articles i’ve discussed in previous posts. the author makes the point that the discourse around transliteracy is often framed around … Continue reading

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just what does ‘transliteracy’ mean?

there’s a lot of discussion in libraries about just what ‘transliteracy’ really means. it’s a given in our context that we have always talked about information literacy, and more recently information literacies. this has included digital literacies as a matter … Continue reading

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more on digital literacies

michael wesch  ‘from knowledgable to knowledge-able: learning in new media environments’ a course description for a “Twenty-First Century Literacies” class being delivered at HASTAC. great ideas for enagaement and some radical ones for assessment. here’s the list of some of … Continue reading

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